|Residence:||Spring Lake Park, MN|
Statement from the candidate:
As a teacher, I bring personal classroom experience to the capitol. I know first hand the needs of students, and the challenges of the education system to meet those needs. I am also committed to protecting the family.
* 1982 grad of Irondale H.S., 1986 grad of Bethel College
* Teacher for 18 years (experience in elementary, middle school, and high school)
* Coach of soccer, basketball, fastpitch softball
* Enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing sports, gardening, traveling
On the Issues:
|Should increased taxes be considered as part of a solution to a projected budget deficit?
|Should gambling be expanded in Minnesota to generate new revenue for the state?
|Should state funds — directly or indirectly — be used to build new sports facilities for the Twins and Vikings?
|Do you support Gov Pawlenty's
JOBZ zones program?
|Should K-12 spending in Minnesota be curtailed in order to balance a projected budget deficit?
|Should a constitutional amendment be presented to voters that would ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota?
|Should the state spend money for expanding mass transit options in Minnesota?
|Should there be additional restrictions on abortion in Minnesota?
|Should the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, which seeks to protect wildlife habitat and wetlands by paying farmers for taking marginal lands out of agriculture production, be supported?
|Should the state's subsidized health care program be trimmed in order to reduce a projected budget deficit?